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  1. At present, there is no standard of treatment using systemic high-dose corticosteroids in cases of pregnant women with Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada (VKH) disease. Although high-dose systemic corticosteroid treatment i...

    Authors: Keijiro Sugita, Kyoichi Mizumoto, Nahoko Kato and Masahiro Zako
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2015 5:20
  2. This study was done to evaluate the visual and anatomical outcomes of topical regenerating agents as a novel therapy for neutrophic corneal ulcer (NCU) secondary to acanthamoeba infection.

    Authors: Antonio Mateo, Beatriz Abadía, Pilar Calvo, Enrique Minguez, Luis Pablo and José Manuel Benitez del Castillo
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2015 5:18
  3. We report a case of severe bilateral panuveitis during melanoma therapy with a combination of Dabrafenib, a B-raf (BRAF) inhibitor, and Trametinib, a mitogen/extracellular signal-regulated kinase (MEK) inhibit...

    Authors: Dafina Draganova, Joseph Kerger, Laure Caspers and François Willermain
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2015 5:17
  4. Syphilis is a multisystem bacterial infection caused by Treponema pallidum. The incidence of infection in the United States has risen by more than 75% since the year 2000, when it was at a low of 2.1 per 100,000 ...

    Authors: Christy Elizabeth Benson, Mohamed Kamel Soliman, Alexander Knezevic, Daisy Ding Xu, Quan Dong Nguyen and Diana V Do
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2015 5:16
  5. IgG4-associated orbital and ocular inflammation is a relatively unknown entity characterized by sclerosing inflammation with infiltration of IgG4-positive plasma cells. Some so-called idiopathic inflammation s...

    Authors: Cecilia S Lee, George J Harocopos, Courtney L Kraus, Aaron Y Lee, Gregory P Van Stavern, Steven M Couch and P Kumar Rao
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2015 5:15
  6. Tuberculous endophthalmitis is very rare with only 18 reports published worldwide and only a few cases in Japan. We report a case of tuberculous endophthalmitis successfully treated with vitrectomy followed by...

    Authors: Keitaro Hase, Kenichi Namba, Wataru Saito, Shigeaki Ohno and Susumu Ishida
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2015 5:14
  7. The National Eye Institute 39-Question Visual Function Questionnaire (NEI VFQ-39) is an indicator of vision-related quality of life (QoL). The NEI VFQ-39 is used to assess the QoL in patients with non-infectio...

    Authors: Erin M Vigil, Yasir Jamal Sepah, Anthony L Watters, Mohammad A Sadiq, Mehreen Ansari, Millena G Bittencourt, Mohamed A Ibrahim, Diana V Do and Quan Dong Nguyen
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2015 5:13
  8. A 65-year-old woman presented to the emergency ward at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary with 2 days of redness, irritation, photophobia, and diminished vision in her left eye. She was found to have a la...

    Authors: James A Stefater, Durga S Borkar and James Chodosh
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2015 5:9
  9. Scleritis may be the initial or only presenting feature of systemic, autoimmune, or infectious disorders. Corticosteroids are the mainstay of treatment for immune-mediated scleritis. However, steroids could pr...

    Authors: Sufiyan I Shaikh, Jyotirmay Biswas and Pukhraj Rishi
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2015 5:8
  10. We report a case of birdshot chorioretinopathy (BSCR) in a patient with facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD). A 40-year-old male with history of facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy with significant...

    Authors: Evangelia Papavasileiou and Ann-Marie Lobo
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2015 5:7
  11. The purpose of this case report is to present a novel cause of crystalline maculopathy.

    Authors: Chris Or, Andrew W Kirker and Farzin Forooghian
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2015 5:5
  12. Tubulointerstitial nephritis and uveitis [TINU] syndrome is a rare disorder that may also be underdiagnosed. Patients with TINU syndrome typically present with an acute bilateral nongranulomatous anterior uvei...

    Authors: Kenan Barut, Turkay Rzayev, Nur Canpolat, Yasemin Ozluk, Ilknur Tugal-Tutkun and Ozgur Kasapcopur
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2015 5:3
  13. Acute maculopathy is a rare condition of unknown aetiology and Coxsackie virus is known to be associated with this macular chorioretinitis.

    Authors: Rupesh Agrawal, Kanchan Bhan, Kam Balaggan, Richard WJ Lee, Carlos E Pavesio and Peter KF Addison
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2015 5:2
  14. The purpose of this study is to describe a patient who was diagnosed with granulomatosis with polyangiitis based on conjunctival biopsy. This study is a case report and review of the literature.

    Authors: Roxana Ursea, Dawn De Castro, Trent J Bowen and Chi-Chao Chan
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2015 5:1
  15. Herpetic anterior uveitis is a frequent cause of infectious uveitis. A definite diagnosis is obtained by anterior chamber puncture and polymerase chain reaction, an invasive procedure. We hypothesized that pat...

    Authors: Alexandra B Knoll, Andreea S Postole, Gerd U Auffarth and Friederike Mackensen
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2014 4:31
  16. Birdshot chorioretinitis (BSCR) is a rare ocular inflammatory disorder associated with HLA-A29 and characterized by bilateral choroidal lesions, vitritis, macular edema, and retinal vasculitis. Ocular inflamma...

    Authors: Zeina Haddad and Ashvini Reddy
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2014 4:28
  17. The term multifocal serpiginoid choroiditis (MSC) has been proposed for the infective variant of serpiginous choroiditis (SC) to distinguish it from typical SC believed to be autoimmune related. The role of Mycob...

    Authors: Sachin B Shetty, Jyotirmay Biswas and Sowmiya Murali
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2014 4:29
  18. Tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-?) is an important pro-inflammatory cytokine associated with a variety of ocular diseases. The currently available TNF-? inhibitors are etanercept, infliximab, adalimumab, goli...

    Authors: Isabel Pascual-Camps, Pablo Hernández-Martínez, Laura Monje-Fernández, Rosa Dolz-Marco, Roberto Gallego-Pinazo, Lihteh Wu, J Fernando Arévalo and Manuel Díaz-Llopis
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2014 4:26
  19. The aims of the study are to assess the prevalence of bacteremia during dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) and to assess whether there is a need for post-operative prophylaxis. Prospective interventional study of 52 ...

    Authors: Mohammad Javed Ali, Anuradha Ayyar, Swapna R Motukupally, Savitri Sharma and Milind N Naik
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2014 4:27
  20. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the retinal and choroidal thickness of the macular region in patients with unilateral relentless placoid chorioretinitis (RPC) and macular involvement. Patients diagnos...

    Authors: Rosa Dolz-Marco, Álvaro Rodríguez-Ratín, Pablo Hernández-Martínez, Isabel Pascual-Camps, María Andreu-Fenoll and Roberto Gallego-Pinazo
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2014 4:24
  21. Ocular and extraocular immune-mediated phenomena are known to occur following febrile illness. Vasculitis, retinitis and neurosensory detachment are not well-recognized sequelae of typhoid fever.

    Authors: Nidhi Relhan, Avinash Pathengay, Thomas Albini, Krishna Priya, Subhadra Jalali and Harry W Flynn
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2014 4:23
  22. Ocular complications of herpes zoster ophthalmicus (HZO) may lead to substantial visual impairment. The purpose of this study was to characterize and analyze ocular involvement and visual outcome of HZO in pat...

    Authors: Rim Kahloun, Sonia Attia, Bechir Jelliti, Ahmed Zakaria Attia, Sana Khochtali, Salim Ben Yahia, Sonia Zaouali and Moncef Khairallah
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2014 4:25
  23. Intravitreal antibiotics are the mainstay of treatment in the management of infectious endophthalmitis. Basic knowledge of the commonly used intravitreal antibiotics, which includes their pharmacokinetics, hal...

    Authors: Medikonda Radhika, Kopal Mithal, Abhishek Bawdekar, Vivek Dave, Animesh Jindal, Nidhi Relhan, Thomas Albini, Avinash Pathengay and Harry W Flynn
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2014 4:22
  24. Post-kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis is a well-known immunologic cutaneous reaction. There are few case reports of ocular leishmaniasis. It is a sight-threatening condition that needs to be rapidly recognized a...

    Authors: Simon Couture, Rupesh Agrawal, Kate Woods, Diana Lockwood, Carlos E Pavesio and Peter K F Addison
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2014 4:21
  25. Choroidal thickness (CTh) and choroidal vessel diameter (VD) in the Haler’s layer were evaluated as markers of inflammatory insult in non-infectious uveitis (NIU). Spectral-domain optical coherence tomography ...

    Authors: Millena G Bittencourt, Saleema Kherani, Daniel A Ferraz, Mehreen Ansari, Humzah Nasir, Yasir J Sepah, Mostafa Hanout, Diana V Do and Quan Dong Nguyen
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2014 4:14
  26. Understanding the changes that occur in the choroid is of paramount importance in various uveitis entities. B-scan ultrasonography and indocyanine green angiography can be used to study choroid. Currently, spe...

    Authors: Padmamalini Mahendradas, Sumukh Madhu, Ankush Kawali, Indu Govindaraj, Poornachandra B Gowda, Anand Vinekar, Naren Shetty, Rohit Shetty and Bhujang K Shetty
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2014 4:18
  27. The aim of this study was to identify the main features of a cohort of Caucasian patients with idiopathic (I) and systemic disease-associated (SDA) autoimmune uveitis (AU) who were followed up at a single tert...

    Authors: Marcella Prete, Silvana Guerriero, Rosanna Dammacco, Maria Celeste Fatone, Angelo Vacca, Francesco Dammacco and Vito Racanelli
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2014 4:17
  28. Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada (VKH) disease is a systemic autoimmune disorder against melanocytes. Recent studies have identified multiple genetic factors that might be associated with the pathogenesis of VKH disease. ...

    Authors: Joanne YW Ng, Fiona OJ Luk, Timothy YY Lai and Chi-Pui Pang
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2014 4:20
  29. Silicone oil continues to be an important aid in retinal detachment surgery. We report a case in which disparate responses to silicone oil were noted in the conjunctiva and intraocularly. Intraocularly, the oi...

    Authors: Aubrey L Gilbert, Frederick A Jakobiec, James Chodosh and Dean Eliott
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2014 4:15
  30. A 21-year-old female patient had chorioretinitis in the left eye which relapsed while being on anti-tubercular treatment and oral corticosteroids leading to blindness and the loss of the left eye.

    Authors: Manisha Agarwal, Vivek Jha and Jyotirmay Biswas
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2014 4:13
  31. Orbital tuberculosis (OTb) is rare and may be regarded as a manifestation of extrapulmonary tuberculosis. We report an interesting case series of six patients with varied presentations of orbital and adnexal t...

    Authors: Kalpana Babu, Moupia Mukhopadhyay, Soumya S Bhat and JT Chinmayee
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2014 4:12
  32. Candida dubliniensis is a recently described opportunistic fungal pathogen that rarely infects the eye. Reported cases of C. dubliniensis endophthalmitis have been of endogenous etiology and demonstrated recovery...

    Authors: Brian Douglas McMillan, Gary James Miller and John Nguyen
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2014 4:11
  33. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assay can be a useful method for definitive diagnosis in paucibacillary infections such as ocular tuberculosis (TB). In this study, we have evaluated factors affecting PCR outco...

    Authors: Praveen Kumar Balne, Rohit Ramesh Modi, Nuzhat Choudhury, Neha Mohan, Manas Ranjan Barik, Tapas Ranjan Padhi, Savitri Sharma, Satya Ranjan Panigrahi and Soumyava Basu
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2014 4:10
  34. The aim of this study was to determine the clinical significance of posterior choroidal thickness and vascular changes in the convalescent stage of Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease (VKH). Macular spectral domain o...

    Authors: Hossein Nazari, Amirhossein Hariri, Zhihong Hu, Yanwei Ouyang, SiriniVas Sadda and Narsing A Rao
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2014 4:9
  35. Sarcoidosis is an idiopathic, multi-system, granulomatous disease with well-described ocular manifestations. However, other uveitic etiologies can manifest in a similar fashion, and ocular disease may precede ...

    Authors: Kelly M Bui, Jose M Garcia-Gonzalez, Sarju S Patel, Amy Y Lin, Deepak P Edward and Debra A Goldstein
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2014 4:8
  36. We report the fundus autofluorescence (FAF), spectral-domain optical coherence tomographic (SD-OCT), microperimetric, and multifocal electroretinographic (mfERG) findings before, during, and after successful t...

    Authors: Mariko Egawa, Yoshinori Mitamura, Yuki Hayashi, Kentaro Semba and Takeshi Naito
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2014 4:7
  37. Detection of choroidal inflammation in Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada (VKH) disease is still a challenge. Progression to sunset glow fundus has been observed despite apparent good clinical control of inflammation. Indoc...

    Authors: Viviane M Sakata, Felipe T da Silva, Carlos E Hirata, Walter Y Takahashi, Rogerio A Costa and Joyce H Yamamoto
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2014 4:6
  38. The objective of this study was to evaluate the microbiologic spectrum and antimicrobial susceptibility of isolates in post-traumatic endophthalmitis and compare with our earlier published report. A retrospect...

    Authors: Animesh Jindal, Avinash Pathengay, Kopal Mithal, Subhadra Jalali, Annie Mathai, Rajeev Reddy Pappuru, Raja Narayanan, Jay Chhablani, Swapna R Motukupally, Savitri Sharma, Taraprasad Das and Harry W Flynn Jr
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2014 4:5
  39. Snow banking is usually a term coined to describe the accumulation of vitreous exudates over the pars plana and the peripheral retina in pars planitis. Snow banking is very rare in tubercular intermediate uvei...

    Authors: Kalpana Babu and Soumya S Bhat
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2014 4:4
  40. Ocular tuberculosis (TB) can affect nearly every ocular tissue, leading to a variety of vision-threatening clinical manifestations. The goal of this study is to estimate the degree, duration, and causes of vis...

    Authors: Soumyava Basu, Sirajum Monira, Rohit Ramesh Modi, Nuzhat Choudhury, Neha Mohan, Tapas Ranjan Padhi, Praveen Kumar Balne, Savitri Sharma and Satya Ranjan Panigrahi
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2014 4:3
  41. We describe the spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) findings in three patients with acute syphilitic posterior placoid chorioretinitis (ASPPC). The SD-OCT images demonstrate the pathologic ch...

    Authors: Bryn M Burkholder, Theresa G Leung, Trucian A Ostheimer, Nicholas J Butler, Jennifer E Thorne and James P Dunn
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2014 4:2
  42. Neonatal conjunctivitis or ophthalmia neonatorum (ON) is an acute bacterial conjunctivitis contracted by newborns during delivery. In non-industrialized countries, detection of the etiological agent is difficu...

    Authors: Isabel Alexandre, Nestor Cortes, Mar Justel, Itziar Fernández, Raul Ortíz de Lejarazu and J Carlos Pastor
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2014 4:1
  43. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the microbiological spectrum and antimicrobial susceptibility in patients with scleral buckle infection. Medical records of all the patients diagnosed as buckle...

    Authors: Jay Chhablani, Sameera Nayak, Animesh Jindal, Swapna R Motukupally, Annie Mathai, Subhadra Jalali, Rajiv Reddy Pappuru, Savitri Sharma, Taraprasad Das, Harry W Flynn Jr. and Avinash Pathengay
    Citation: Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection 2013 3:67

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